Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival

On your mark! Get set! Barbeque!

Everything takes place at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center
near Market Common
 located at 950 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach, SC!

Friday, September 4, 2015  6 - 9:30 p.m. &
Saturday, September 5, 2015, 12 to 10 p.m.


Everything takes place at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Market Common located at 950 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach, SC!

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! We will be bringing back sampling of BBQ on Saturday from 12-3 p.m. from the local and regional cook teams as they compete in South Carolina's Official BBQ Competition. $10 wristband for unlimited sampling! Kids 8 and under sample free!

Cook teams will be competing for over $9,500 in cash prizes and lots of bragging rights! Registration is only $300 through August 28, 2015. REGISTER TODAY! Amateur teams welcomed. Over 30 teams will compete! A list of competing teams are located at bottom of page.

Applications for BBQ Cook teams and KCBS Judges: Team Application (PDF) | Judge Application (PDF) 
Vendor applications are no longer being accepted.

Free, Live Entertainment both days (schedule below and subject to change. Rain or shine.)

FRIDAY, (9/4)

6-7:30 p.m. The Harvest
8-9:30 p.m. Miracle Max and the Pet Monsters


2-1:15 p.m. Pocket Fuzz
1:45-3 p.m. Carolina Midnight
5-6 p.m. KCBS Awards Ceremony Announcements
6:30-7:45 p.m. Paul Grimshaw Band
8:15-9:30 p.m. NTranze

Festival Highlights Include:

NEW for 2015! WING COMPETITION! For only a $1 per wing, the public can sample over 25 types of specially prepared wings from the cook teams beginning at 6 p.m. (while supplies last). Event proceeds from the wing competition will be donated to the HGTC Culinary Institute.

Unlimited BBQ Sampling Saturday from 12-3 p.m. (while supplies last) with $10 wristband. Show your wristband at the cook teams to sample their specially prepared BBQ! Kids 8 and under sample free.

Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) competition Saturday from 12-2 p.m. Cook teams will be competing in four meat categories - pork, ribs, brisket and chicken. Come watch as teams prepare this savory food to turn into the judges. (MEAT NOT AVAILABLE TO PUBLIC). Winners will be announced on stage at 5 p.m.

Myrtle Beach Car Club Car Show on Saturday 12-3 p.m. Registration and load-in begins at 10 a.m. on Crabtree Lane. Visit or call Cecil Chandler at 843.742.9802 for details.

BBQ Sandwiches, BBQ Combos and Ribs for sale Friday from 6-9 p.m. & Saturday from 12-6 p.m.

Corn hole Tournament on Saturday from 12-4 p.m. $10 per team / $5 per player. Registration and warm-up begins at 10 a.m. Double elimination, two man teams, cash payout of 80% of pot to 1st place and 20% of pot to 2nd place. Limited to 40 teams. Hosted by Coastal Tailgating. Register at

Arts & Crafts Exhibitors / Food Vendors / Business Promoters

Beer & Wine Garden with lots of craft beer selections

Kids Activities and Games

There will be limited handicap parking near the intersection of Pampas Avenue and Crabtree Lane. Spaces are first come, first serve and will be monitored closely for proper parking permits. 


All Nighters
Q and Stew
Big Papa's Country Kitchen
Elite BBQ Smokers
Bear to the Bone
Southern Que-n-Stew
Carolina Smokers
Steel Smokin' BBQ
Hog Wild Neighbors
Backyard Bubba
Sauced! BBQ
Smoke Central BBQ
Muttley Crew BBQ
Smokin' Skullies
Big Boy Q
Serial Griller
Smokin' Gringo's BBQ
Big Show Barbeque Cookin' Team
Big Daddy Q

Sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce,, City of Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach Mobile, Horry-Georgetown Technical College and OneMain Financial


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